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2-Year Priority Goal

Address the impact of COVID-19 on students, educators, and faculty

Goal leaders

Joaquin Tamayo

Chief of Staff

Office of the Deputy Secretary (ED)

To achieve

The Department will be a leader and partner in addressing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in educational areas. By September 30, 2023, the Department will respond to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to continuously provide for high-quality educational environments and capabilities by supporting state educational agencies (SEAs), local educational agencies (LEAs) and institutions of higher education (IHEs) to:

  • Continue to support schools in maintaining safe, fully in-person instruction for students.
  • Utilize COVID relief funds on appropriate, effective and evidence-based activities to reengage students, address lost instructional time, and improve educational opportunities by offering 300+ Department-led technical assistance engagements.